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2021 - 2022 Academic Catalog 
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HIS 212 - Democracy in America, 1789–1848

4 credits (Fall)
Examines the tensions caused by the simultaneous development of political democracy in the United States and the demands for rights by those who continued to be excluded from various forms of power. Topics include: the creation of party politics, reform movements, economic growth, class conflict, expansionism, race, slavery, gender, and material culture.

Prerequisite: HIS 100  or second-year standing.
Note: Plus-2 option available.
Instructor: Purcell